In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It seems almost trite to say it is a major disaster but it is difficult to find words to express the significance of this second attack.
- Her questions were trite and her lack of contact with literature all too apparent.
- This is more than the trite truism that there is a thin line between love and hate.
- Quibbling about definitions of freedom is a trite response to a serious issue.
- The answers range from the dismissive and the trite to the droll and unexpectedly sincere.
- This may sound trite, but you cannot afford not to experience this four-day workshop.
- It manages to be about several things at once, without seeming confusing or trite.
- You might say that this is a trite example, but that's a value judgement.
- Sadly the rest of the second half was trite to the point of boredom.
- It may sound trite but we all must accept the cards that Providence deals to us.
- It is certainly not a quality that should be derided or dismissed as trite - it can be studied, and it can be learned.
- The lyrics are trite and valuable ink has been wasted in printing them.
- Yet much of what we call poetry consists of trite or false ideas in sublime language.
- Children need to be aware of the real world, not force-fed trite fairytales.
- It's a trite and hackneyed old platitude - but sometimes, you do just have to stop and look at what's around you.
- They say that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat trite sayings.
- If only they had used biblical language at least it would have sounded less trite, hackneyed and cliched.
- You're saying that every idea expressed in the movie is utterly trite and pedestrian.
- The trouble with clichés is that they are so often true, even if trite and overused.
- It makes me shiver to think that you could put such trite, sad lyrics to such an upbeat rhythm.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.